Today’s Final Jeopardy – March 2, 2018

Here’s today’s Final Jeopardy (in the category Sports Team Mascots) for Friday, March 2, 2018 (Season 34, Episode 125):

Echoing a rock band with 8 platinum albums, the teams of the Ark. School for the Deaf are named for this animal

(correct response beneath the contestants)

Today’s contestants:

Suzie Newman, an early childhood educator from New York, New York
Suzie Newman on Jeopardy!
Matt Lisiecki, an international development researcher from Brooklyn, New York
Matt Lisiecki on Jeopardy!
Laura McLean, a data analyst from Nashville, Tennessee (2-day total: $19,598)
Laura McLean on Jeopardy!


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Correct response: What is a leopard?

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More information about Final Jeopardy:

The Arkansas School for the Deaf, located in Little Rock, has existed since 1850 and currently houses an elementary school, middle school, and high school on its campus.

Its sports teams are punningly called the Leopards, after the rock band Def Leppard, who formed in England in 1977. Their first five studio albums went platinum in the United States, and three compilation albums have since done so.

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Looking to find out who won Jeopardy! today? Tonight’s results are below!

Scores going into Final:
Matt $14,100
Suzie $6,600
Laura $6,200

Tonight’s results:
Laura $6,200 – $0 = $6,200 (What is an eagle)
Suzie $6,600 + $400 = $7,000
Matt $14,100 + $850 = $14,950 (1-day total: $14,950)

Matt Lisiecki, today's Jeopardy! winner (for the March 2, 2018 episode.)

Scores after the Jeopardy! Round:
Laura $5,400
Matt $5,200
Suzie $600


Opening break taken after: 15 clues

Daily Double locations:
1) CHARITABLE FOLKS $800 (19th pick)
Suzie 400 -1000 (Laura 3800 Matt 3400)
2) SAME FIRST & LAST LETTER $800 (2nd pick)
Matt 5600 -3500 (Laura 5400 Suzie 600)
3) BIBLICAL PEOPLE & PLACES $800 (7th pick)
Matt 2500 +1200 (Laura 5400 Suzie 1800)
Overall Daily Double Efficiency for this game: -115

Unplayed clues:
J! round: None!
DJ! Round: None!
Total $ Left On Board: $0
Game Stats:
Matt $17,200 Coryat, 22 correct, 1 incorrect, 36.84% in first on buzzer
Suzie $7,600 Coryat, 8 correct, 2 incorrect, 15.79% in first on buzzer
Laura $6,200 Coryat, 15 correct, 1 incorrect, 28.07% in first on buzzer
Combined Coryat Score: $31,000
Lach Trash: $18,600 (on 13 Triple Stumpers)
Coryat lost to incorrect responses (less double-correct responses): $4,400

Matt Lisiecki, stats to date:
23 correct, 1 incorrect
36.84% in first on buzzer (21/57)
1/2 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$2,300)
1/1 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $17,200

Laura McLean, final stats:
53 correct, 9 incorrect
34.55% in first on buzzer (57/165)
0/1 on Daily Doubles (Net Earned: -$3,000)
1/3 in Final Jeopardy
Average Coryat: $11,933

Matt Lisiecki, to win:
2 games: 46.68%
3: 21.79%
4: 10.17%
5: 4.75%
6: 2.22%
Avg. streak: 1.875 games.

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3 Comments on "Today’s Final Jeopardy – March 2, 2018"

  1. Today’s full stats will be delayed.

  2. Man. I’m still kicking myself for not thinking of Def Leppard.

  3. My wife walked into the living room mid-episode when Matt’s face was on the screen and said, “What’s Jackson Galaxy doing on Jeopardy?”

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